Apr 10, 2015
It’s Blacksmithing season everyone and the smell of coal is in
the air! This is the BlacksmitHER Buzz Bulletin. Where
you will learn about the latest and most current blacksmithing
events happening around the world.
The buzz bulletins will be released whenever I have events
submitted by the organizers. If you have an event you would
like to submit, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and I will
send you the details I need for the press release.
Today is April 10, 2015 and the most recent submitted event
Name - HAMMERSTOCK 2015
Gum Spring, VA
Time – On Saturday, May 16th, 2015, 11am to 6pm
description - The Central Virginia Blacksmith Guild
in conjunction with Grayhaven Winery will be hosting a festival
dedicated to blacksmithing and wine tasting. It is a benefit for
the Banton-Smith Center for Blacksmith and Metal Arts. The event
will feature demonstrators, live music, arts and crafts vendors,
wine tasting and food, and a raffle of handmade items.
The featured demonstrator will be Ellen Durkan, known for her
“forged fashion” work designing metal dresses and accessories. You
can see her work at http://www.ellendurkan.com/. There will also be
demonstrators ranging from very traditional to very modern
Music will be provided by the Wilkinson Family Band, Red States
and Gemini Love.
Tickets are $10 in advance ($15 at the gate) and are available at
If you would like more information about this topic, please visit
the event website www.hammerstock.org, or contact
Julian Cook at 814-769-9464 or email at